Expand your knowledge of social science, business, heritage and tourism. Gain real-world experience and prepare for a successful, exciting career.
Online Short Programs Information Session
Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short programs will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area.
To find out more about Online Short Programs offered at Western, please attend our Online Short Programs Information Session on Wednesday 22 September at 5pm.
Build a better society
In today’s ever-changing world, we need people who can navigate complex and culturally diverse social issues. People just like you.
This degree combines studies in social science, business, heritage and tourism.
You’ll emerge with the knowledge and skills needed for a wide range of careers in tourism, hospitality, recreation, leisure and sport. And be ready for roles in allied fields, like geography and urban studies, anthropology, sociology, and humanitarian and development studies.
When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Tourism Management at Western Sydney University.
To apply, all you need is an ATAR of 55+ and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility you need to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support.
At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.
Learn from the best
The Bachelor of Tourism Management is endorsed by our industry partners, such as Incognitus, an international event management firm, and Western Sydney Parklands Trust.
The Bachelor of Tourism Management was awarded the bronze medal in the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards for Tourism Education and Training.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
This program may open the door to a career in:
- Cultural, tourism, and leisure industry development
- National Park conservation and management
- Tourism policy development
- Destination and event marketing
- Visitor attractions management
- Research roles in national, regional, and local tourism offices
Event Managers plan, organise and execute events like musical concerts, arts and food festivals and conventions. They meet with clients and coordinate all the elements needed to make events a success.
Travel Advisers plan and organise travel and accommodation for clients, and provide travel and accommodation information to tourists.
Tour Guides direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.
College Pathways in Social Sciences
Select a course type from the drop down.
Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social Science
Diploma in Social Science (Policing)/Bachelor of Policing
Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development Studies
Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Tourism Management
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.